Several persons are feared useless in a blast at a stone mining quarry in Karnataka’s Shivamogga district, in accordance with the police.
“The exact number is not confirmed right now as it is dark,” a police officer advised NDTV.
The chance of subsequent blasts on the quarry at Hunasondi close to Abbalagere village has not been dominated out by the police, and a bomb disposal squad has been known as in.
The total space has been sealed.
The victims have been reportedly transporting in a truck the explosives meant for mining when the explosion occurred information company PTI reported.
The automobile was badly broken and the our bodies of the victims couldn’t be recognised.
Senior district and police officers of Shivamogga have rushed to the spot.
The blast occurred round 10:20 pm, leading to a loud sound and tremors which might be felt in close by Chikkamagaluru district as nicely.
Many took the mysterious loud sound – which shattered window panes – to be an earthquake and ran out to the streets.
On Twitter, many posted images of damaged home windows and minor injury to buildings and of individuals out on the streets.
Huge sound in Shimoga. Vibration felt in entire of Shimoga. Everyone on the street making an attempt to determine what occurred. Strange. Hopefully one thing minor.
— SK (@logical_sk) January 21, 2021
Heavy sound and homes felt shaking in #Shivamogga All ppl outdoors homes at 10:20PM! Any house vaccum launch or #earthquake
Huge sound in Shimoga. Vibration felt in entire of Shimoga. Everyone on the street making an attempt to determine what occurred. Strange. Hopefully one thing minor
— Darshan p Gowda (@DarshanpGowda5) January 21, 2021
Shivamogga is Chief Minister BS Yeddiyurappa’s dwelling district.
(With inputs from PTI)
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